SW10/HCC: Summer of Discontent #2: The War
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Wed Sep 21 19:02:41 PDT 2011
On Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:12:44 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> THE WAR!
> The United States vs. *South* Vietnam!
> Rolling Thunder is a black woman almost fifty years old. She opened an
> envelope, read the message, and said, "Okay. Team private briefing."
Slipped into present tense for a moment there. Minor quibble.
> Rad Man is Latino and young - only thirty-six. He said, "Vietnam really
> knows we're here?"
> "Yes. They *asked* us here."
> "They really fighting China?"
> "North China, Red China, yes. South China, Greater Hong Kong, is on
> Vietnam's side. *Our* side."
...did we see the China split before? I remember Red China being
> Rad Man said, "Que!? We up against underwater invasion!?"
> Rad Man said, "Que? *If we can*?"
Two in a row seems a bit much.
> Off the elephant, a man in ceremonial robes came. He had two swords, in
You mean scabbards? `` *The Mysterious Mr. Nitpick!*
> Swordhand said, "Oh, goody. Sword fight!" Energy blades sprouted from
> his hands!
Suddenly this guy is cool!
> Lightning came from the sky. Marines started falling.
More description! More! BWAHAHAHAHAAAA
> Their guard said, "That is Lac Long Quan, the ancestral Dragon-King of
> Vietnam! All the Viet people are descended from him! Silly Americans,
> you spent all that time in Vietnam and you haven't heard of Lac Long
Silly Americans... um.. something about kids?
> I considered putting Navy SEALs in this story alongside Our Heroes.
> SEALs *aren't* busy in SW10 Central Asia, because Osama bin Laden was
> disposed of years ago - by Wyatt Ferguson! Really. But not the way you
> think. (http://www.eilertech.com/stories/2007/raleigh.htm ) ...
Huh. Did the timeline stay in that state? It seems very
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, now for the next chapter...
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